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Create a rule based on a message, or from a template. Create a rule on a message Right-click a message and select Rules > Create Rule. Select a condition, and what to do with the message based on the condition.

Right-click a message in your inbox or another email folder and select Rules. Select one of the options. Outlook automatically suggests creating a rule based on the sender and the recipients. To view more options, select Create Rule.

To create a completely new rule, at the top of the page, select Settings> View all Outlook settings> Mail> Rules. Click Add new rule. Every rule needs at least three things: A name, a condition, and an action. Rules can also contain exceptions to conditions.

In the right pane, click Manage Rules & Alerts. In the Rules and Alertsbox, on the Email Rulestab, click New Rule. Under Start from a blank rule, click either Apply rule on messages I receiveor Apply rule on messages I send, and then click Next.